I have two businesses, working in both online education and as a wedding event photographer, and I love my work—it’s definitely a dream job for me. I also make fantastic money from it: more than six figures from each side of the business is my net yearly pay, after expenses.
There are five tried and true methods of marketing a wedding photography business—or really, the business of any professional photographer. In this article, I’d like to answer that frequently asked question, although, by necessity, in much less succinct form than the askers may have hoped.
So, you've just graduated with a photography degree, or maybe took some online courses and are loaded down with expensive equipment and newbie knowledge. Congratulations! You're well on your way to establishing an exciting career in a competitive industry.
To some, in person sales (IPS) stands for terrifying, scary, I’m not a salesperson, no one will ever buy anything. But for us, IPS stands for life changing, freedom, revenue generation, working smarter, not leaving money on the table, and client care.
Luxury appeals to the senses. High-end boutiques use scent profiles to relax and engage you when you walk in the door, and five-star hotels are decorated to ensure that every corner of every room is a visual feast.
After 19 years of being a professional photographer, in January I stepped back and asked my team three questions. Are we serving our clients to the best of our ability?
Have you ever woken up in the morning and suddenly thought, “Ufff! What am I going to post on Instagram today?!” If the answer is yes, then you’re losing out big time.
Last month, we discussed the foundations of building a successful photography business. We talked about reframing your mindset to start seeing sales as an opportunity to add value to each client that comes into your world.
There has never been a more crucial time in our lives. Covid has wreaked havoc on our economy, lives, and businesses. So, as small business owners, we are all sitting here wondering if we will survive.
You always hear that cliché, don't you? The best marketing is word-of-mouth. Well, sure, not having to pay for marketing is great. But how do you get people talking about you without paying them to do it?